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Arkoff, Samuel Z. 1918-2001

Overview
Works: 194 works in 394 publications in 1 language and 6,863 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Comedy films  Beach party films  Musical films  Blaxploitation films  Dystopian films 
Roles: Producer, pre, Production personnel, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Samuel Z Arkoff
Wuthering Heights by William Wyler( Visual )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heathcliff and Cathy's tortured love affair ends when Cathy marries the wealthy Edgar. Heathcliff's retaliation concludes the tale of terror and hatred on the Yorkshire Moors
Edgar Allan Poe's House of Usher by Patrick Graybill( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip Withrop se rend a la maison Usher pour rencontrer sa fiancée Madeline. Roderick, le frère de Madeline, s'oppose à leur mariage. Madeline est victime d'une crise de catalepsie, et Roderick s'empresse de l'enterrer. Philip découvre la vérité, mais Madeline sort de son tombeau et veut tuer son frère. La maison s'écroule alors sur eux". --Site Allociné, consulté le 9 oct. 2013
Coffy by Jack Hill( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coffy, a young nurse, takes vengeance on the powerful drug ring that destroyed her younger sister's life
House of Usher ; The pit and the pendulum by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pit and the pendulum: A young man's search for the truth of his sister's death uncovers a bizarre and ghastly secret in her Spanish husband's castle
Beach blanket bingo by MGM Home Entertainment( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beach blanket bingo. Singing sensation Sugar Kane parachutes onto the beach in a rigged publicity stunt, and Frankie, Dee Dee and the gang decide to take sky diving lessons -- How to stuff a wild bikini. Continuing antics of Frankie and Dee Dee. When Frankie goes into the reserves, he fears Ricky will steal Dee Dee away, so with the help of a witch doctor he sends sea beauty Cassandra as a distraction
Boxcar Bertha by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 1930's, a homeless woman and an union organizer team up on a crime spree to get revenge from a railroad company
Wild in the streets( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild in the streets: When 15 year olds are given the right to vote, they elect a rock star as president and take over the government enforcing mandatory retirement at age 30
Dressed to kill by Brian De Palma( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At once tongue in cheek and scary as hell, Dressed to Kill revolves around the grisly murder of a woman in Manhattan and how her psychiatrist, her brainiac teenage son, and the prostitute who witnessed the crime try to piece together what happened while the killer remains at large"--Container
Cooley High( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1960s, a slice-of-life tale of high school students coping with the challenges of everyday life growing up in the Chicago housing projects
Beach party by Orion Pictures Corporation( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bikini beach: Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign
The born losers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious "half-Indian/half-white ex-Green Beret" Billy Jack single-handedly battles a rampaging bunch of rough bikers in a sleepy little California community
The comedy of terrors ; The raven( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raven: Based on the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Craven is visited one night by a talking raven and learns that it is really his fellow magician, Dr. Bedlo, who has been transformed into a bird by the evil Scarabus. The raven further unravels the devious scheme of Craven's wife, who has tricked her husband into believing her dead so she could desert him for the comforts of Scarabus' wealth and power
The island of Dr. Moreau by Don Taylor( Visual )

4 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this remake of 1933's ISLAND OF LOST SOULS, a demented doctor spends years on a desolate tropical island working on a drug that will effectively alter animals into humans. Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
The tomb of Ligeia by Roger Corman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tomb of Ligeia is the story of a dead wife who comes back as a ferocious cat on a deadly game of cat and mouse with her husband's new wife. An evening of Edgar Allan Poe features Vincent Price narrating four of Edgar Allan Poe's most horrifying classics including "The tell tale heart," "The sphinx," "The cask of Amontillado' and "The pit and the pendulum."
Fireball 500( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunder Alley: Stock car racer Tommy Callahan is forced to join Pete Madsen's thrill circus after his blackouts cause a fatal accident and he gets thrown off the circuit. He shows Pete's daughter Francie and her boyfriend Eddie Sands everything he knows about driving. Eddie takes up with Tommy's girl Annie Blaine after winning the first time out. They become fierce rivals by the next race, during which Tommy remembers driving over his brother with a go-kart and Eddie hits the wall
Mad Max by George Miller( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ravaged near future, a savage motorcycle gang rules the road. Terrorizing innocent civilians while tearing up the streets, the ruthless gang laughs in the face of a police force hell-bent on stopping them. But they underestimate one officer: Max Rockatansky. And when the bikers brutalize Max's best friend and family, they send him into a mad frenzy that leaves him with only revenge to live for
Scream, Blacula, scream( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of voodoo power versus vampire fury when a crazed member of a voodoo cult unwittingly summons the true prince of darkness, Dracula's bloodbrother, from his eternal grave
Blacula by William Crain( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blacula: African Prince Manuwalde, introduced to Count Dracula at a party, pleads for the Count's assistance in freeing his people from the slave trade. Dracula is so incensed at the request he vampirizes, curses, and imprisons Manuwalde in a coffin in the dungeon. Two hundred years later the contents of Castle Dracula are bought and shipped back to the US by antique dealers. Among these is Manuwalde's coffin. He is accidentally set free when this is opened. Making his way onto the nightclub scene, Manuwalde pursues a girl that he believes to be the reincarnation of his wife
Beach party ; Bikini beach( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side B. : A British recording star sets up headquarters on the beach and a grumpy newspaper publisher seeks to oust the kids from their beach area
Bloody mama by Roger Corman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bucket of blood: Walter Paisley, a geeky waiter and busboy at a happening Beatnik cafe, is intensely jealous of the swinging social lives of the artistic types who hang there. A bizarre twist of fate changes everything when Paisley accidentally kills his landlady's cat, his frantic attempts to hide the body lead him to encase it in a layer of clay, creating a morbid sculpture which is eventually discovered and hailed as an artistic triumph by the unwitting Bohemian art crowd
 
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Alternative Names
Arkoff, Sam

Arkoff, Samuel Z.

Arkoff, Samuel Z. 1918-2001

Samuel Z. Arkoff Amerikaans filmproducent (1918-2001)

Samuel Z. Arkoff amerykański producent filmowy

Samuel Z. Arkoff producteur de films américaine

Samuel Z. Arkoff produttore cinematografico statunitense

Samuel Z. Arkoff US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Аркофф, Сэмюэл Закари

Сэмюэл Закари Аркофф американский кинопродюсер

סמואל ז. ארקוף

ساموئل زد. آرکوف تهیه‌کننده آمریکایی

サミュエル・Z・アーコフ

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English (108)

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